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San Francisco Fosters, Nurtures and Honors A Different Breed of Leadership

Every fall the San Francisco Business Times issues their Most Admired CEO Awards to 10 leading CEOs in the Bay Area. The group is always an unusual and diverse group of leaders who are in their own way re-defining leadership both inside their companies as well as in the local and global community. This week those CEOs received their awards and shared what leadership means to them at a gathering hosted by Mary Huss, Publisher of the SF Business Times. After listening to each of the speeches several common threads emerged that speak to the unique business ecosystem that San Francisco and the Bay Area have become known for: Empowerment of Employees, Service to a Broader Mission, and Fearlessness.

A Girl Scout, Healthcare Exec, Chocolate Maker and Warrior Share the Stage

There were several poignant moments at the gathering where different leadership styles emerged and left enduring impressions, giving no doubt as to why they were being honored in the first place.

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